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Refereed by Yuji Shimada

Though far less recognizable by name to North American fight fans than UFC mainstays "Big" John McCarthy, Herb Dean and others, Japan's Yuji Shimada is one of professional MMA's most accomplished and experienced referees, with more than a decade of officiating title bouts and other high profile matchups to his credit.

Shimada served as head official for Japan's defunct Pride FC promotion, where from its inaugural 1997 event forward he presided over some of MM's biggest matchups, including Rickson Gracie vs. Nobuhiko Takada at Pride 1, Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Royce Gracie at the Pride 2000 Grand Prix Finals, and the championship bouts between Wanderlei Silva and Quinton Jackson at Pride 28, Fedor Emelianenko and "Minotauro" Nogueira at Pride Shockwave 2004, and many others. Shimada continued to referee under the DREAM and Fields promotions.

Refereed by Yuji Shimada

Bout   Event   Date   Org
Tabatha Ricci vs. Sofia Karga SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Rajina Bista vs. Christina Kousta SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Marianthi Samouhou vs. Nanae Takahashi SEI☆ZA 1st Tournament 2017.01.19
Vincent Latoel vs. Vaughn Donayre ONE Championship 2017.01.14
Chan Heng vs. Sunoto Peringkat ONE Championship 2017.01.14
Xie Bin vs. Mario Satya Wirawan ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Sim Bunsrun vs. Pengshuai Liu ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Honorio Banario vs. Rajinder Singh Meena ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Hideki Sekine vs. Brandon Vera ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Mark Striegl vs. Sotir Kichukov ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Sunoto Peringkat vs. Edward Kelly ONE Championship 2016.12.02
Timofey Nastyukhin vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Adrian Pang vs. Roger Huerta ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Nico Soernarte vs. Muhamad Haidar ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Shinya Aoki vs. Eduard Folayang ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Amir Khan vs. Vaughn Donayre ONE Championship 2016.11.11
Yusup Saadulaev vs. Jordan Lucas ONE Championship 2016.10.07
Phoe Thaw vs. Saw Yan Paing ONE Championship 2016.10.07
Kotetsu Boku vs. Narantungalag Jadambaa ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Mohamed Ali vs. Tatsuya Mizuno ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Roger Gracie vs. Michał Pasternak ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Benedict Ang vs. Jimmy Yabo ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Brad Robinson vs. Agilan Thangalapani ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Vaughn Donayre vs. Honorio Banario ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Joshua Pacio vs. Rabin Catalan ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Nikolay Aleksakhin vs. Ben Askren ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Sunoto Peringkat vs. Bernard Soriano ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Koji Ando vs. Lowen Tynanes ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Kyal Linn Aung vs. Thway Thit Aung ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Aung La Nsang vs. Mohamed Ali ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Kyal Sin Phyo vs. Tha Pyay Nyo ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Phoe Thaw vs. Saw Llay ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Kyar Kyaw vs. Thar A Thal Ta Pwint ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Jimmy Yabo vs. Bashir Ahmad ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Hao Jie Li vs. Jerome S. Paye ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Rafael Silva vs. Luis Santos ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Marcin Prachnio vs. Alexandre Machado ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Baruto Kaito vs. Peter Aerts RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2015 2015.12.31
Tsuyoshi Kosaka vs. James Thompson RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2015 2015.12.29
Major Overall vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Jimmy Yabo vs. Amir Khan ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Yago Bryan vs. Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Maxime Ceban vs. Sung Chan Hong Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Jesse Ronson vs. Alexander Sarnavskiy Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou vs. Paul Buentello Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Waylon Lowe vs. Mateusz Teodorczuk Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Jesse Ronson vs. Gadji Zaipulaev Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Baga Agaev vs. Mike Kyle Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Xian Ji vs. Yadong Song ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Wang Wei vs. Xu Liu ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Li Gen vs. Ya Wei Wang ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Ya Wei Wang vs. Kai Wen Li ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Rafael Silva vs. Michał Pasternak ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Dae Hwan Kim vs. Bibiano Fernandes ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Koetsu Okazaki vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Sylvain Potard vs. Jake Butler ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Timofey Nastyukhin vs. Eduard Folayang ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Jujeath Nagaowa vs. Tharoth Sam ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Igor Svirid vs. Leandro Ataides ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Luis Santos vs. Bakhtiyar Abbasov ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Dwayne Hinds vs. Christophe Vandijck ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Rocky Batolbatol vs. Martin Nguyen ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Zuli Silawanto vs. Jeff Huang ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Edward Kelly vs. Ev Ting ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Stephen Langdown vs. Raymond Tan ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Tanaphong Khunhankaew vs. Bashir Ahmad ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Marat Gafurov vs. Robert Lisita ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Christian Holley vs. Roger Huerta ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Hiroshige Tanaka vs. Herbert Burns ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Ana Julaton vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Mohammad Walid vs. Vaughn Donayre ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Narantungalag Jadambaa vs. Koji Oishi ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Shinya Aoki vs. Kamal Shalorus ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Robert Lisita vs. Eric Kelly ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Sung Ming Yen vs. Nicholas Lee ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Mohamed Ali vs. Jake Butler ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Rayner Kinsiong vs. Eliot Corley ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Rafael Nunes vs. Koji Ando ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Fransino Tirta vs. Sami Amin ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Ev Ting vs. Yohan Mulia Legowo ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Mohammad Sotounzadeh vs. Zuli Silawanto ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Ruel Catalan vs. Gianni Subba ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Adriano Moraes vs. Kosuke Suzuki ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Casey Suire vs. Stephen Langdown ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Vincent Latoel vs. Eddie Ng ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Major Overall vs. Bruno Pucci ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Bakhtiyar Abbasov vs. Ben Askren ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Radeem Rahman vs. Raymond Tan ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Robert Lisita vs. Yusuke Kawanago II ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Eduard Folayang vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Gianni Subba vs. Eugene Toquero ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Leandro Ataides vs. Tatsuya Mizuno ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Masakatsu Ueda vs. Bibiano Fernandes ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Yuta Watanabe vs. Taisuke Okuno DEEP 66 Impact 2014.04.29
Dae Hwan Kim vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Arnaud Lepont vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Herbert Burns vs. Harris Sarmiento ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Shinichi Kojima vs. Andrew Leone ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Nobutatsu Suzuki vs. Brock Larson ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Koji Oishi vs. Honorio Banario II ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Caros Fodor vs. Vuyisile Colossa ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Alain Ngalani vs. Paul Cheng ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Eduard Folayang vs. Vincent Latoel ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Ruel Catalan vs. Khim Dima ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Peter Davis vs. Alaa Mazloum ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Saiful Merican vs. Tok Sophon ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Leandro Ataides vs. Brayan Rafiq ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Yusup Saadulaev vs. Adriano Moraes ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Peter Davis vs. Eddie Ng ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Sherilyn Lim vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Shannon Wiratchai vs. Mitch Chilson II ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Soo Chul Kim ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Jake Butler vs. Sylvain Potard ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Jake Butler vs. James Kouame ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Vuyisile Colossa vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Bruno Pucci vs. Bashir Ahmad ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Caros Fodor vs. Seung Ho Yang ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Almiro Barros vs. Kian Pham ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Max Metino vs. Long Sophy ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Kamal Shalorus vs. Eduard Folayang ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Masakatsu Ueda vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Koji Oishi vs. Honorio Banario ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Rey Docyogen vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Lowen Tynanes vs. Felipe Enomoto ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Shinya Aoki vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Arnaud Lepont vs. Eddie Ng ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Yusup Saadulaev vs. Leandro Issa ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Brock Larson vs. Melvin Manhoef ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Jake Butler vs. Swain Cangco ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Jian Kai Chee vs. AJ Lias Mansor ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Leo Krishna vs. Peter Davis ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Adam Kayoom vs. Zuli Silawanto ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Honorio Banario vs. Eric Kelly ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Hiroyuki Takaya Dream 18 2012.12.31
Satoru Kitaoka vs. Will Brooks Dream 18 2012.12.31
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Yoshiro Maeda Dream 18 2012.12.31
Mohamed Hassan Badawy vs. Warren De Reuck Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Shyam Prasad vs. Bhabajeet Choudhury Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Bharat Khandare vs. Narender Grewal Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Rouhollah Eidehlouei vs. Jamshed Khan Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Shaikh Mohammed-Farhan vs. Jagdish Kumar Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Jimmy Ambriz vs. Mohamed Abdel Karim Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Nikola Janjić vs. Vikash Singh Ruhil Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Abhijeet Petkar vs. Sanjay Jha Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Amr Fathee Wahman vs. Baz Mohammad Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Monika Mallik vs. Gurleen Kaur Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Sachin Mahanta vs. Santosh Kumar Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Bhabajeet Choudhury vs. Jamshed Khan Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Sanja Sucevic vs. Irene Cabello Super Fight League 4 2012.10.12
Amr Fathee Wahman vs. Kultar Gill Super Fight League 4 2012.10.12

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